"Mayle's affection for lavender fields and languid lunched
continues unabated-and so does his influence."
"Mayle's magpie dictionary yields amusing facts . . . and useful information. . . . You'll soon succumb to his road-tested charm."
--"The New York Times Book Review"
"Whether he's smacking his lips in gustatory contentment or mock exasperation, Mayle's affection runneth over. . . . If there is anything charmless or depressing in all of Provence, its secret is safe with him."
--"The Boston Globe"
"After nearly two decades of writing about the character and the characters of Provence, Mayle's love for this rich and colorful region is undiminished."
--"The Christian Science Monitor"
"From the Trade Paperback edition."